Module introduction

Learning outcomes 


By the end of this module we hope that you will be able to:


  • classify the types of psychodermatological disorders

  • understand the interplay between emotional factors and some dermatological conditions

  • understand the clinical presentation and treatment of selected psychodermatological disorders such as:


  • primary hyperhidrosis

  • psoriasis

  • acne vulgaris

  • delusional parasitosis

  • trichotillomania

  • dermatitis artefacta



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